Founded in 1878

Founded in 1878

Lincoln University

Founded in 1878

Founded in 1878

Lincoln University

Quick facts

  • 2,323

  • 1,059

    International students
  • 387

    World ranking
  • 7

    Country ranking

Lincoln University

Lincoln University is a highly-ranked public institution for higher education and research that consists of administrative offices, academic buildings, recreational and parking spaces, residence halls, and sports facilities. The university library offers an extensive collection of rare and unique printed and digital resources related to different subjects of study.

The modern campus of Lincoln University is located just 30 minutes away from downtown Christchurch. An ideal location to study while taking advantage of all the services and attractions the city can offer.

In addition The campus features a bookshop, printing center, boxing studio, fitness center, training hall, and social spaces. Other facilities offered on the campus include free Wi-Fi connectivity, student support system, health services, and counseling. The university has six residence halls that offer on-campus housing facilities to students. The university also manages several off-campus rented accommodations.

Lincoln University has three faculties offering a range of career-focused diplomas and undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral-level degree programs. It also has the University Studies and English Language Division that renders two teaching programs in the English language. The university offers specialization in the disciplines of agriculture, engineering, sciences, computing, business, commerce, landscape architecture, environment, horticulture, forestry, property valuation, sports and recreation, transport, food, winemaking, viticulture, tourism, and hospitality. Lincoln University has 11 research centers.



Off-campus accommodation

annual rent in Christchurch
based on univly research


Shared house

$6,948 NZD


Shared house

$4,632 NZD


Entire house

$13,896 NZD


Living on Campus

The campus is home to around 600 students during the university year and you can choose between catered Halls of Residence, self-catered flats, or housing. Students living on campus say it is a fantastic way to enjoy their time at Lincoln. You’ll make friends for life; there’s always something fun going on and you’re just a short walk away from lectures, gym, shops, cafés and bars.

There’s free and unlimited WiFi, so you can easily connect with family and friends.


There are six fully-catered Halls of Residence, all centrally located. Each Hall has free unlimited WiFi, a pool table and SKY TV. They are: Centennial Hall, Colombo Hall, Lowrie Hall, Southland Hall, Stevens Hall and The Quarters.

Generally, first-year students reside in the catered halls and those who are more mature live in our self-catered flats. However, anyone is welcome in the fully-catered facilities - it's great to have all your meals provided for you!


The three self-catered flat options are The Crescent, Farm Road and The Junction. They are a great option for students from second year and above, offering independent living. The flats also have Residential Assistants, organized events, sports, security and support when needed. Flats have four or five rooms and you can tell us who you want to room with or we can match you up.


We have a limited amount of campus houses which range from two to four bedrooms. These houses are ideal for students with families and are in high demand.


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